Robin Schwartz writes at Huffington Post on Aqua Foundation’s work in in South Florida.
Aqua Foundation for Women’s Spring Newsletter has all the latest on our scholars, fantastic volunteers, and more!
On Thursday, February 7th we once again had the pleasure of hosting Ally Awards, an evening dedicated to honoring some of South Florida’s most inspirational and influential LGBT community leaders.
Being a member of the LBT community can limit the social and professional support for many women. Aqua is a reminder to all of us aspiring leaders that there is a community willing to help make you grow as an advocate, as a teacher, and as a role-model to the generations that follow.
Meet Campbell. When she is not working at her Tech Support job, Campbell is an enthusiastic activist, whose dedication to social justice is what we here at Aqua Foundation invite you to join us in celebrating.
Our 3rd annual Family BBQ on February 24th 2013 was a blast! Over 150 parents and kids showed up for a fun filled day of socializing, BBQing, and play! The BBQ provided a great opportunity for LGBT families and their children to gather and socialize in an environment that celebrates them.
These women, described above, endured painful indignities and intermittent imprisonment to help secure the right to vote that women currently enjoy in the U.S. today, their names were Alice Paul and Lucy Burns.
They were part of what is known as the Suffrage movement, which began in the mid 1800s and continued through the Victorian era until women finally secured voting rights on August 18, 1920, after Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th amendment.
Our 3rd annual TransCon will be April 27, 2013. We will be coming together to discuss trans* issues of interest to our community. Stay tuned for the details!
The Windy City Times covers Aqua Girl and the Foundation’s efforts to increase LBT women leadership.
La Teta Feliz covers Aqua Ally Awards, where we awarded Cristina Saralegui, Tim Nardi and Charles Million, and the NAACP for their work as allies in the LGBT community.